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Building an Executive Presence

Building an Executive Presence


Based on research, leaders fail not because they lack the qualification or experience, but because of their personality, behaviours, and core values, all of which speaks of executive presence. This course aims to complement the hard skills of formal training (eg., an MBA) with an executive presence, both of which synergize to tap into and manifest an individual’s potential— personally and professionally.

Who should attend?

  • Executives
  • Leaders
  • Upcoming managers
  • Anyone with the ambition to become their best version professionally

What do I need for this course?

  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Creative Mindset
  • Basic understanding of Business

What am I going to learn?

This programme would enlighten you on your potential, build your executive presence, and guide you to becoming the best version of yourself professionally. It will build both your personal and professional brand, making you into someone who shines in the corporate world, not just intellectually, but in all dimensions of your being. You become a leader, second to none!

Course Outline

1. Personal Branding

  • Why personal branding matters.
  • Examples of bad versus good brands.
  • The 6 components of a personal brand.
  • Tips on discovering and improving your brand.

2. Self-Leadership in a Virtual World

  • Tips on working more productively online.
  • Managing the associated challenges of working virtually.
  • Taking care of your emotional health.

3. Emotional Intelligence

  • What really is emotional intelligence and why is it as important as intellectual intelligence.
  • The 5 components of EI.
  • Tips on improving in all of the 5 components.

4. Effective Communication

  • The 3 elements of communication, each representing 7%, 38%, and 55% of an effective message respectively. And words is just 7%!
  • The 7 components of communication.
  • Why people are not listening to you!
  • Increasing your listening ability.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.

5. Conflict Management

  • Are conflicts always unhealthy.
  • Managing conflicts poorly.
  • Effectively dealing with conflicts.
  • Aggressive versus assertive.

6. Building Personal Powers

  • Everyone needs to be powerful!
  • The 7 sources of power.
  • The 9 tactics to influence others.
  • Becoming more persuasive.

7. Managing Office Politics

  • Politics are neither good nor bad. The motive is what matters.
  • Elements of dirty politics.
  • Playing the game whilst maintaining your integrity.

8. Influencing Your Boss

  • What turns off your boss.
  • What turns on your boss.
  • What every boss wants you to know and do.

9. Getting Your Collegues on Your Side

  • What makes for a great team?
  • How to influence your colleagues.
  • Dealing with the toxic personalities.

10. Time Management

  • Various tips on capitalizing on your time—to make.

11. Doubling Your Productivity

  • Various tips on becoming more productive, thereby increasing your effectiveness.

12. Conquering Stress and Worry

  • Tips on managing your stress.
  • Various strategies on eliminating worry.

13. Awakening the Charismatic in You

  • Is charisma important?
  • Traits of charismatics.
  • Positive versus negative personalities.

14. Effective Public Speaking

  • Elements of good public speaking.
  • Tips on PowerPoint presentations.
  • Making your speech memorable.
  • Capturing the audience’s attention.

15. Tips on Becoming the CEO

  • Various tips on becoming the leader you are meant to be!

Delivery Method

1. PowerPoint Presentation
2. Discussion and Debates
3. Role Plays
4. Videos
5. Guest Presenter
6. Live Interviews

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Monday, Thursday 08:00 pm to 10:00 pm 9 Sessions 18 hours $1,995.00 Mr. Dexter Emrit

Session - Monday, Thursday (08:00 pm to 10:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 - Online Classes Monday, November 1, 2021 Monday, November 29, 2021
Session 2 - Online Classes Monday, July 18, 2022 Monday, August 15, 2022
Session 3 - Online Classes Monday, September 26, 2022 Monday, October 24, 2022


Participates will be awarded a certificate based on minimum 70% attendance (weighted 10%), participation in the sessions (weighted 10%), and a five-minute video with them presenting on executive presence (weighted 80%)

On Completion

Students will receive a certificate of completion.


Dexter Emrit is a Human Resource Consultant & Corporate Trainer who helps organizations and leaders to capitalize on their greatest asset and competitive advantage: the right people.

Dexter has worked for over twenty years as an Executive Human Resource Manager in various sectors including hospitality, manufacturing, and distribution.

His experience as an MBA lecturer spans almost ten years and he has sustained an excellent pass-rate and an exceptional student satisfaction index. As a Consultant, Dexter specializes in transforming organizations, building a culture of productivity, profitability, integrity, and accountability. He is very passionate about leadership and Human Resource Management.

Mr. Emrit is also a motivational speaker and published author. His books: (1) ‘Awakening the Spirit…You Can’ and (2) ‘I Decide What I Become’ were published in 2009 and 2010 respectively.

Dexter has worked with clients from various sectors and has been able to always exceed their expectations. Guided by the core values of service, excellence, and integrity, he guarantees a fantastic ROI on his services, even as a lecturer/tutor.

Student Support

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of the course. If you would like further information or would like clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Nasara Alibaksh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 354-3734

E-mail: certifications@ctscollege.com

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies